The Art of Aesthetic Skin Care

Aesthetic medicine is a medical specialty that focuses on improving the cosmetic appearance of the skin. This is achieved by treating conditions such as scarring, sagging skin, liver spots, excess oil, spider veins, wrinkles, moles, excess hair, discolored hair, and more. Medical estheticians are experts in advanced treatments aimed at beautifying and repairing skin. These treatments may include microdermabrasion, chemical peels, skin rejuvenation, and various laser treatments aimed at depilating the skin and removing unwanted pigmentation or fine red or purple lines called spider veins that result from weakened or damaged vascular tissue.

In addition to these treatments, medical estheticians can also assist physicians in the application of injectable cosmetic treatments such as dermal fillers. The field of medical aesthetics is a professional and certified practice, and medical estheticians require extensive training to safely and effectively administer the various treatments in their field. They must be knowledgeable about the anatomy of the skin, in the application of chemical and laser treatments, and must stay up to date with new products and emerging procedures. Estheticians work in beauty salons, resorts, gyms and spas, among other places.

If you visit a salon or spa for treatments such as facials, waxing, or cosmetic applications, you are likely to see a beautician. These experts must have talent, patience, interpersonal skills, and meticulous attention to detail to succeed in their field. In the medical aesthetic sense it refers to a skin care specialist who deals with a wide range of skin care services. This is the meaning we use due to the educational courses we offer.

In certain circumstances, in addition to skin health, the definition of an esthetician includes a cosmetic approach and they can apply cosmetics or advise customers on the best products for their skin type. For example, chemical peels require extensive familiarity with the anatomy and specific characteristics of the skin to ensure satisfactory and ideal results. Laser-based therapies may be indicated for the treatment of scars, unwanted hair, skin discoloration, and spider veins. A topical anesthetic is used to numb the skin before the needles are inserted with a choice of microneedle devices: Dermaroller, Derma Stamp or Dermapen.

Injectable dermal fillers can not only smooth fine lines and prevent deeper wrinkles from forming but they are also effective in redefining facial symmetry by balancing volumes and making the face more aesthetically appealing. Thanks to aging baby boomers many of whom seek non-invasive treatments to help them look younger along with an increase in disposable income among many Americans aesthetics are experiencing an “explosion of growth” according to Associated Skin Care Professionals (ASCP). Cleopatra is widely known for her skincare regimens and other anti-aging methods including bathing in sour milk which is high in lactic acid. It is also very important that the medical esthetician be inclusive in providing a team approach to minimally invasive facial aesthetic procedures.

Whether you're worried about early signs of aging or varicose veins Aesthetic Dermatology offers the cosmetic procedure you're looking for. With so many options available it's important to find an experienced professional who can provide you with safe and effective treatments tailored to your individual needs.